Implementation and motives are important. The motives for immigration law have been racist. I did offer a suggestion in this piece. The whole piece is a suggestion. In my draft, I had a section that explored what an antiracist immigration policy would look like. I suggest a motive and a framework that are antiracist and anarchist in nature. That is to say, in opposition to hierarchies. On the subject of immigration and the southern border, I will add that some historians say closing and enforcing the southern border created an illegal status and made it more difficult to impossible for people to return. Locking makes it hard to impossible to come and go. So, there’s that.

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